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Using Skype


Using Skype
Using Skype

Learn how to easily create a Skype account, talk to your friends, and create group conference calls


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Course Description

Skype has revolutionized online communications. This free online course shows you in a step-by-step manner how to download the Skype application, create a Skype account, add contacts to your list, and communicate using instant messaging, voice calls using a microphone and speakers, and video calls using a Webcam. Learn how to use Skype and you can communicate with family and friends around the world.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will know how to set up Skype, add your contacts and make your first call. You will understand how to use emoticons and send comments. You will be able to create a group for conference calls and share your screen. This course will help you understand the extras included in Skype. You will know how to record calls using a software called 'Pamela'. Design your contact profile for effectiveness. Learn how to change your settings to private, block or unblock contacts, and view your history. This course will prepare you for dealing with troubleshooting issues when using Skype. In this course you will learn how to ring a telephone from your Skype account.


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Module Title
Online Communications using Skype
Skype Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 94 reviews
Course Title: Using Skype
Course #: 249
Course Publisher: Russell Stannard
Course Category: 1
Content Origin: Russell Stannard's teaching and research experience - and the feedback of his many thousands of students.
Course Description: Skype has revolutionized online communications. This free online course shows you in a step-by-step manner how to download the Skype application, create a Skype account, add contacts to your list, and communicate using instant messaging, voice calls using a microphone and speakers, and video calls using a Webcam. Learn how to use Skype and you can communicate with family and friends around the world.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 08 November 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 4
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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    Paula Murphy Ireland I found this course very easy to follow and user-friendly, would recommend it for anyone who is unsure about using Skype 2015-04-27 10:04:27
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    Rouillie Wilkerson United States of America comprehensive, to the point, answered all of my questions. 2015-02-13 19:02:27
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    Chukudi Osahor Nigeria This course was practical and informative. Im much more familiar with skype. 2014-11-20 10:11:10
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    Dawn Packard United States of America Since Skype seemed so confusing I never bothered to try it. This course makes it easy to install and set up and now I am very happy to have access to family members..The step by step instructions were excellent and I feel I can use Skype with a good degree of confidence thanks to this course. 2014-10-04 03:10:33
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    John Levine United States of America Excellent course 2014-09-26 23:09:59
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    James Guinto United States of America cool 2014-09-07 14:09:42
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    Philip Cogavin Ireland Good course. Very comprehensive. 2014-08-22 16:08:09
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    Mayantha Jayawardena Sri Lanka Really good for doing this course before starting skype Thanks ALISON 2014-08-18 13:08:42
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    Jose Tejada Philippines Informative and useful. Thanks 2014-08-14 00:08:18
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    Param Fagoora United States of America I will use to do the video conferencing with the friends 2014-08-11 01:08:33
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